Italy’s largest computer graphics conference is now ready to accept applications for entries in four contests: VIEW AWARD, VIEW SOCIAL CONTEST, VIEW AWARD GAME, and ITALIANMIX.
-- VIEW AWARD: http://viewconference.it/view-awards-2013/langswitch_lang/en/ 
Open to student and non-student filmmakers, the VIEW award categories include Best Short, Best Design, Best Character, and Best Digital Visual Effects. All the entries in all the categories automatically compete for the VIEW Award. The winners will be included in the BEST of VIEW DVD which will be showcased by some of our exclusive partner festivals. The grand prize winner will receive 2,000 Euros in prize money.
--VIEW SOCIAL CONTEST: http://viewconference.it/view-social-contest 
Celebrating the power of technology at the service of society, the contest invites entries in four categories: Best Gameplay, Best Art Design, Best Architecture, Best Music. The grand prize winner will receive 1,500 Euros.
--VIEW AWARD GAME: http://viewconference.it/view-award-game 
Topics for this contest include Best Gameplay, Best Art Design, Best Architecture, Best Music. Individual and group projects on any platform or format qualify for submission. The grand prize winner will receive an INTOUS5 Touch M Tablet - Courtesy of Wacom (http://www.wacom.eu/index2.asp?pid=8001&lang=it ).
--ITALIANMIX: http://viewconference.it/italianmix-2013 
This contest rewards innovative, creative, and inspiring works by Italian filmmakers or by non-Italians who choose to focus on Italy or Italian subjects in all genres and visual forms.The grand prize winner will receive an INTOUS5 Touch M Tablet - Courtesy of Wacom (http://www.wacom.eu/index2.asp?pid=8001&lang=it ).
All contest winners will be announced during VIEW CONFERENCE 2013, 15-18 October. Winning submissions will be screened during our Digital Movie Festival, VIEWFest, which will precede VIEW Conference from 11-13 October in Turin, Italy.
Each year, VIEWFest, an international festival and the Italian evolution of Resfest, celebrates 3D cinema and animation. It precedes the VIEW Conference, which brings together many of the top professionals in the fields of visual effects, animation, sound design, product design, and game development who share their expertise with conference attendees. Join us this year in beautiful Torino, Italy for VIEWFest October 11 to 13 and the 14th annual VIEW Conference October 15 to 18.
Entry deadline for all contests is September 15, 2013. Please visit the VIEW Conference website http://viewconference.it  for entry forms and further details.
Thanks for your kind attentions,